Dec 23, 2012 9:00am EST
] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> some schools say there was a higher absence from school on friday. this year the number was three times as high. old mill high school had a 57% absent rate, seven times higher than last year. a school spokesman said it was a combination of winter break and rumors of a planned school shooting and the possibility of a mayan apocalypse. >>> and next is "the chris matthews show," and that is followed by "meet the press" with david gregory. >> coming up, it's the christmas edition, part two, of the annual awards show. who showed the best political chops and what were the worst mowments in politics this year, and what is a sign of things to come for this year? it's our merry christmas roundtab roundtable. >>> good morning. the nra remains defiant in the wake of the newtown shooting that left 20 children dead, and calling for armed guards at every school. the head of the national rival association, wayne lapierre joins me. will there be a
Dec 26, 2012 8:00am PST
and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> good morning, everybody. i'm thomas roberts. topping the agenda today president obama mays malalo to hawaii and aloha to washington, d.c. heading back and we're now six days and counting until the country sees the business end of the economic brink and taxes going up for all americans. so far, there's been no call for the house to get back to the hill. senators return to the capitol tomorrow. the question remains krks the president join congress and surf the rough political waters to get a deal in time? >> i think he's doing all he can and calving hell at the same time and there's give, give. i think it's very, very difficult, particularly after boehner's plan "b" failed. >> the key issue i think and the american people are catching on is that the problem that we have is we have a right wing political figure in the house way, way, way out of touch of what the american people are thinking. >>> there's early economic sinls that the uncertainty over the cliff may have clayed the role of scrooge this holiday season. early h
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am PST
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Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> an american man is heading back home to his family after he was held hostage for months in mexico. dominick dinatali is home. >> johnny is chained as a dog to his bunk bed. that's one of the arresting images. the mexicans surprised everyone and released him on friday. his father is driving him across the country to their home in florida. they are expected to arrive christmas eve. he spent the night in brownsville, texas, just across the board from where he has been health. during his detention, he received threats by drug cartel members and endure the inhumane living conditions including being chained to his bet. his mother says that he suffers from a cough. he suffers from ptsd. >> he is innocent. we've always said it. and the mexican system proved that. however, down in the next stage, you will see that there should be modifications to some laws and some things because this should not have happened. >> reporter: the release did not com
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
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Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
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Dec 29, 2012 9:00am PST
this next. ke a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> getting close to the top of the hour. back to the big three, for the best week, worst week. perry, i'll start with you, what's your best and worst this week? i picked chuck hagel. he's our defense secretary and he's getting attacked by democrats and republicans very harshly and has no chance to defend himself and for the winner, it's hard to pick a winner right now. washington is not working right now and it's hard to say anyone is doing a great job and this is not a great situation at all. >> all right, susan. again, it's best and worst, perry. that's all right. what are your best and worsts? >> i actually agree with perry. senator hagel had a horrible week and i think it's also a reflection that in current politics a white house has a democrat and republican that will have to realize you can't just float a name out there. you have to be ready to go to bat, as far as the best week and i agree washington didn't have a great week, but scott brown did, but he'll be able to run it in a pretty good field for sena